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Earflare

Date:
14th–15th century
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Chimú
Medium:
Silver, gold
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 x Diam. 4 3/4 in. (6.4 x 12.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number:
1978.412.188
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, until 1967]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1967, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1967–1969; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 110.

King, Heidi. Rain of the Moon: Silver in Ancient Peru. New York, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000, Pg. 46, Fig. 16.



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